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Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 3890 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 1174 Views

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CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reformed & Informed, on Mar 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters could roll back top salaries

El Camino Hospital's service-workers union says it has exceeded the number of signatures needed to get an initiative on the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:29 am | 24 comments | 1724 Views

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Community college district refinancing decision means lower property taxes

Mountain View property owners will soon be paying lower taxes, thanks to a refinancing undertaken by the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino to hold community forums

El Camino Hospital will hold two community forums next week -- one at each of its campuses -- that aim to familiarize the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1204 Views

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Hill urges support for Caltrain electrification plan

Local lawmakers and transit officials are calling on the public to get behind a proposal that would allocate $1.5 billion...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 9:57 am | 10 comments | 1090 Views

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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 17452 Views

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Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1200 Views

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Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough road for undocumented teens

For undocumented students at Mountain View High School, nothing has changed in the years since Jose Antonio Vargas hesitantly...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by david@hurst.com, on Mar 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 1350 Views

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Rain forecast to last through Saturday

Find yourself a good umbrella, because the rain will be in the Bay Area for a few more days. According to the National Weather...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1077 Views

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$20K taken in home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 1164 Views

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Fire caused by 'discarded smoking material," officials say

Mountain View fire officials believe the four-alarm Feb-27 fire, which displaced 50 residents of the Dana Garden apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by S. Bear, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 12 comments | 1493 Views

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Wednesday, March 14

[http://www.stanford.edu/group/latinjazz/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz] The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble performs...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

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Four train tracks may still be ahead for MV

Part of the growing popularity of a "blended system" for high-speed rail and Caltrain is that Palo Alto and other cities...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 1676 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 1264 Views

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Tuesday: new plan for high-speed rail to be unveiled in MV

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Closing the gap for English learners

English learners now account for 40 percent of the total student population in Mountain View's elementary and middle schools,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 1503 Views

SPORTS

Randy Moss is coming to the Bay!

Randy signed a 1 year deal with the 49ers today for the veteran minimum i would think. Randy is 35 and has been known as...

Original post made by sEaN on Mar. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1345 Views
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